Quincy - Basset hound companion of Luther
Van Dam (Jerry Van Dyke), the assistant coach for the Minnesota State
University Screaming Eagles football team. on the sitcom
COACH/ABC/1989-97. The dog's main tricks were to
lie in one place and do nothing and to ride in a little red wagon --
because he was too lazy to walk.
On episode No. 101 "The Belly of the
Beast" Quincy bites a MSU cheerleader and Luther's friend Coach Hayden Fox
(Craig T. Nelson) defends the dog in court.
On episode No. 145 "Johnsonwreckers"
Quincy swallows the Super Bowl ring of Jimmy Johnson, a former Dallas
Cowboy football coach.
On episodes No. 161/162 "There's Got to Be a
Mourning After" Luther's beloved dog, Quincy dies and Luther has a funeral
where he invites both humans and Quincy's canine pals. At the end of the
service, Luther's friends present him with a puppy as a replacement.
named Isaac played the role of Quincy. A veteran performer, Quincy
appeared in a recurring role on NBC's daytime soap opera SANTA BARBARA;
and in a series of Purina Dog Food commercials.
Isaac was owned and
trained by Cheryl Shawver who reported that Isaac "was chosen for the part
because he was not pretty." Isaac died during the show's production and
replaced for a short time, until the dog was written out of the show
during the funeral episode.
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